Definition of Polemicize

1. Verb. Engage in a controversy. "The two historians polemicized for years"

Exact synonyms: Polemicise, Polemise, Polemize
Generic synonyms: Altercate, Argufy, Dispute, Quarrel, Scrap
Derivative terms: Polemic, Polemic, Polemic



Definition of Polemicize

1. Verb. (intransitive) To engage in argument. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polemicize

1. [v -CIZED, -CIZING, -CIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polemicize

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Literary usage of Polemicize

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1. Hegel's Logic: A Book on the Genesis of the Categories of the Mind : a by William Torrey Harris (1896)
"Although Aristotle seems to polemicize against Plato's Ideas, yet he holds substantially the same view of ultimate, true being, and names it, ..."

2. Universal Classics Library by Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"I have left the ground free for Illuminism to solve all problems in its own fashion, without its coming in my way or having to polemicize against me. ..."

3. Doing Naval History: Essays Toward Improvement by John B. Hattendorf (1995)
"Above all, Sturmer began to polemicize against a "modern school of historiography that believes in the 'primacy of domestic polities' and presents it as a ..."

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